Archive for October, 2017

Wheeling mourns mother, two sons killed in fire
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Wheeling mourns mother, two sons killed in fire

WHEELING, W.Va. — The odor of smoke lingered in the air Monday evening as friends and neighbors laid flowers, toys and messages of love in front of the charred remains of 1103 1/2 McColloch St., the home where a mother, her two sons and the family dog lost their lives earlier that morning. Tracy Daugherty […]

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Dr. Kimberly Becher named 2016 Rural Health Provider of the Year
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Dr. Kimberly Becher named 2016 Rural Health Provider of the Year

SUTTON, W.Va. – Dr. Kimberly Becher of Community Care of West Virginia has received the 2016 “Rural Health Provider of the Year” award from the West Virginia Rural Health Association (WVRHA). The Rural Health Care Provider award recognizes a direct service provider who exhibits leadership in the improvement of health care services to the rural […]

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Clinton conspiracy claim won’t work

An editorial from The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register WHEELING, W.Va. — Hillary Clinton is attempting to play the “vast right-wing conspiracy” card again — but it won’t work. Clinton and her supporters were lavish with praise of FBI Director James Comey in July, after he announced he would not recommend she be prosecuted for risking national security through […]

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Martinsburg kids encounter 24, not 101, dalmations
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Martinsburg kids encounter 24, not 101, dalmations

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Imagine walking into school one day to find it filled with numerous spotted dogs. That’s exactly what students at Martinsburg South Middle School discovered  on Monday when they encountered 24 teachers dressed as white and black spotted dalmations and their principal replaced by Cruella De Vil from the Disney movie “101 Dalmations” […]

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Early voting turnout may set WV record

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Secretary of State Natalie Tennant says West Virginia is on track to see record early-voter turnout this election year. As of Monday morning, 84,517 early ballots had been cast state-wide, Tennant said. During the 2016 primary, a total of 100,962 early ballots were cast, and in the 2014 general election only 97,323 […]

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With C8 filters ready, Vienna to restart water system

VIENNA, W.Va. — The City of Vienna will officially go back on its own water today at 10 a.m. Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp said the carbon filters put in place this summer by Chemours are working as expected, prompting the move to disconnect the City of Vienna from the City of Parkersburg’s water system. ”We […]

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WV’s second tech training center opens in Fairmont
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WV’s second tech training center opens in Fairmont

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III cut the ceremonial ribbon Monday at the dedication ceremony of the second of two state-of-the art Advanced Technology Centers (ATC) in West Virginia, the latest located at the I-79 Technology Park. The 65,416 square-foot, two-story, multi-faceted training facility will host […]

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WVU study shows more WV college grads staying

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A new study conducted by West Virginia University for the Higher Education Policy Commission shows that more students are graduating from public higher education institutions and more college graduates are employed in West Virginia. The study, “From Higher Education to Work in West Virginia, 2014” shows that 2,500 more graduates were working […]

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The AP wants to use machine learning to automate turning print stories into broadcast ones

On average, when an AP sportswriter covers a game, she produces eight different versions of the same story. Aside from writing the main print story, they have to write story summaries, separate ledes for both teams, convert the story to broadcast format, and more. “It’s a manual labor nightmare,” Jim Kennedy, the AP’s senior vice […]

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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Nov. 1

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. 1. BATTLE FOR MOSUL NOW BEING FOUGHT IN CITY OUTSKIRTS Fighting rages as Iraq’s special forces begin their assault […]

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